the Friend INDEPENDENT QUAKER JOURNALISM SINCE 1843
CONTENTS VOL 170 NO 12
3 Thought for the Week:
Reflections on truths and Truth Dave Dight 4-5 News 6-8 Letters 9 Universal credit Martin Quick 10-11 Allotments Raymond Mgadzah 12-13 Quakers in the World:
The family of Friends Nancy Irving 14-15 Moving towards war Vanessa Morton 16 q-eye: a look at the Quaker world 17 Friends & Meetings
A poster which, until recently, had been displayed outside Oxford Meeting. Photo: Dave Dight. See page 3.
Cover image: Spring blossoms in the sunlight. Photo: craigCloutier / flickr CC
Correction In the article ‘Deep Field’ (16 March), the line ‘Now words are turning back into blankness, and no-one can solve this nightmarish puzzle.’ was treated as if it were a quote from the poetry of Philip Gross. This was an error and we would like to apologise to Philip Gross and Stevie Krayer for this oversight.
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